City of Mill Valley

Photo of the reconstruction of John Reed's mill in today's "Old Mill Park". The town of Mill Valley was named after this mill. Photo by Frank Schulenburg [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The City of Mill Valley was granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in trust in 1959 to establish, improve and operate a harbor, an airport or aviation facilities, and to construct, maintain and operate wharves, docks, piers, slips, quays and other utilities, structures, facilities and appliances necessary or convenient to promote and accommodate commerce and navigation.

  • Staff Reports
    02/25/1960 (06) Application for 49-year use permit, tide and submerged lands of Richardson Bay
    04/28/1960 (33) Approval of map of the grant
    08/31/1972 (16) Findings of statutory compliance with substantial improvement clause
  • Granting Statute
    Digest / Bill Information
    Chapter 496, Statutes of 1959 An act to convey certain tide and submerged lands to the City of Mill Valley, in furtherance of navigation, commerce, and fisheries upon certain trusts and conditions, and providing for the government, management, use and control thereof.

Granted Lands Program

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Contact Us

Chief, External Affairs Division
Sheri Pemberton
(916) 574-1800

Public Land Management Specialist
Reid Boggiano
(916) 574-0450